Bolden Makes Rebel Trio In East-West Shrine Game

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM (Photograph by Nathan Latil, UM Brand Photography Services)
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(Photograph by Nathan Latil, UM Brand Photography Services)
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Jan. 11, 2012

OXFORD, Miss. – The 2012 East-West Shrine Game® will have a distinct Ole Miss flavor, as Brandon Bolden makes it a trio of Rebels to compete in the 87th annual all-star event. He will be joined by Kentrell Lockett and Bradley Sowell.

The game takes place Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. CT at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., and will be televised live on the NFL Network. The event benefits Shriners Hospitals for Children®, an international pediatric specialty health care system.

A running back from Baton Rouge, La., Bolden finished his career ranked second in school history in both total touchdowns and rushing TDs, third in all-purpose yards and fourth in rushing yards. He was an All-SEC honoree in 2010 and named Ole Miss’ Most Valuable Senior by the Jackson Touchdown Club in 2011.

A total 62 NFL Hall of Famers have played in the East-West Shrine Game along with 52 players currently on active NFL rosters. Bolden is the 22nd Rebel all-time to accept an invitation and the ninth in the last five years.

The East-West Shrine Game tickets are on sale now through all Ticketmaster outlets.  Fans can purchase tickets for the January 21, 2012 game online at www.shrinegame.com, www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 727-342-5777. 

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